Pragmatism

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News | Posted 17/07/2018
18th International Meeting on Pragmatism

The Center for Pragmatism Studies (CPS) of PUC-SP, is now calling for submissions of abstracts for the 17th International Meeting on Pragmatism, to be held at the Pontifical Catholic University of...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/03/2018
Quote from "Draft of Nichols Review [C]"

…when a philosopher speaks of the ‘concept’ of matter, or the ‘concept’ of cause, or any other ‘concept,’ what he means by a ‘concept’ is a word or other legisign. Hence it has been...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 16/03/2018
Quote from "A Brief Intellectual Autobiography by Charles Sanders Peirce"

the doctrine of Pragmatism […] according to which every concept proper (as distinguished from a feeling, image, or percept) is fully interpretable in terms of...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 16/03/2018
Quote from "A Brief Intellectual Autobiography by Charles Sanders Peirce"

the principle […] called pragmatism, namely that an intellectual concept is nothing but a concept of a purpose that might be entertained under conceivable circumstances...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/03/2018
Quote from "A Brief Intellectual Autobiography by Charles Sanders Peirce"

the principle he called pragmatism, that is, that every concept (in contrast to qualities of feeling, images, experiences, etc.) is definable in terms of a...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/03/2018
Quote from "A Brief Intellectual Autobiography by Charles Sanders Peirce"

the doctrine he called Pragmatism, namely, that every concept (as distinguished from a generalized sensation, such as ‘red’) is equivalent to a conditional...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 12/03/2018
Quote from "The Basis of Pragmaticism"

…I have come to think that the common pragmatistic opinion […] is that every thought (unless perhaps certain single ideas each quite sui generis) has a...

Manuscript | Posted 12/03/2018
Peirce, Charles S. (1905 [c.]). The Basis of Pragmaticism. MS [R] 908; MS [R] 282(a)

Essential Peirce, vol. 2:
Many versions of a text titled “The Basis of Pragmaticism” are extant; they were written over a period of nine months starting in August 1905, and...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 12/03/2018
Quote from "Hume's Argument against Miracles, and the Idea of Natural Law (Hume)"

…a quarter of a century ago I was led to the doctrine and maxim of right thinking that, if we search out all the practical consequences of a conception, we have in their...

Manuscript | Posted 28/02/2018
Peirce, Charles S. (1908). The First Part of An Apology for Pragmaticism. MS [R] 296(s)
News | Posted 23/02/2018
150 Years of Pragmatism

The conference aims to advance understanding of the history of American pragmatism and its relevance to contemporary debates in philosophy, social sciences and humanities.

Questions to be...

Article in Journal | Posted 17/01/2018
Ramberg, Bjorn (2004). Naturalizing Idealizations: Pragmatism and the Interpretivist Strategy
Following Quine, Davidson, and Dennett, I take mental states and linguistic meaning to be individuated with reference to interpretation. The regulative principle of ideal interpretation is to...
Article in Journal | Posted 17/01/2018
Olen, Peter (2015). The Realist Challenge to Conceptual Pragmatism
Although commonly cited as one of the philosophers responsible for the resurgence of interest in pragmatism, Wilfrid Sellars was also the son of Roy Wood Sellars, one of the most dedicated critical...
Article in Journal | Posted 17/01/2018
Girel, Mathias (2013). From Doubt to its Social Articulation: Pragmatist Insights
In addition to providing a rebuttal of the “paper-doubts” of the would-be skeptic, pragmatists have also been quite responsive to the social dimensions of doubt. This is true concerning the causes of...
Article in Edited Collection | Posted 10/01/2018
Bernstein, Richard (2018). Neopragmatism. In: The Habermas Handbook
For over forty years Habermas has taken inspiration from and been deeply influenced by the classical American pragmatists, especially Charles S. Peirce, John Dewey, and George Herbert Mead. He has...
Article in Journal | Posted 10/01/2018
Dempster, Wesley (2016). Pragmatism, Democracy, and the Plural Self
This article offers a pragmatist conception of multiplicitous subjectivity that captures the best features of Richard Rorty’s private ironist and John Dewey’s social self while rejecting anti-...
News | Posted 06/01/2018
Enactivism: Theory and Performance

Enactivism continues to be developed as a theory of embodied cognition, informed by phenomenology, pragmatism, and ecological psychology. Recent work in this area has fostered theory development...

Article in Journal | Posted 08/10/2017
Colapietro, Vincent (1994). "Tell Your Friend Giuliano...": Jamesian Enthusiasms and Peircean Reservations
Discusses the pragmatic philosophies of Italian philosophers Giuseppe Prezzolini and Mario Calderoni. Critique of the variazione sul pragmatismo theories of Prezzolini; Historical queries on Italian...
Article in Journal | Posted 08/10/2017
Colella, E. P. (1994). Two Faces of Italian Pragmatism: The Prezzolini-Calderoni Debate, 1904-1905
Examines theories of pragmatism according to Italian philosophers Giuseppe Prezzolini and Mario Calderoni. Criticisms from Prezzolini against positivism; Influence of philosopher Charles S. Peirce on...
Article in Journal | Posted 02/10/2017
Maddalena, Giovanni (2017). Scientific and not Scientistic: The Rich Realism of Pragmatism
In the late years, contemporary philosophy turned towards different forms of realism. Classic pragmatism becomes important again because it can grant a realism respectful of both science and common...

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